Newborn Family History

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Newborn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Newbourn in Suffolk or Newburn in Tyne and Wear (formerly part of Northumberland), both named with Old English niwe ‘new’ + burna ‘stream’, perhaps denoting a stream that had changed its course. Possibly an Americanized form of German Neugebo(h)ren, Neugeborn (a nickname meaning ‘newborn’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mewborn, Newbern, Welborn, Newton, Newport, Newburg, Newbold, Newark

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Newborn Family Origin

Where is the Newborn family from?

Newborn Family Occupations

What did your Newborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Brickyard Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newborn. The most common Newborn occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Newborn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Newborn family was Annuitant.

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  • Farmer

  • Brickyard Laborer

  • Coal Miner

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Newborn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Newborn Historical Records

What Newborn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Newborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newborn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 338 immigration records available for the last name Newborn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Newborn. For the veterans among your Newborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newborn Life Expectancy

What is the average Newborn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Newborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Newborn in 1944 was 32, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newborn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newborn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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